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NHTSA back in cross hairs as airbag crisis escalates

4 min 32 sec ago
For the second time this year, a long-standing defect linked to deaths and injuries has triggered a mushrooming auto-safety crisis, lending more fuel to criticism that federal regulators haven't done enough to protect consumers from such dangers.

Hyundai lessee wins new trial over sunroof with mind of its own

25 October, 2014 - 06:01
The owner of a Hyundai Genesis with a sunroof that repeatedly opened and closed on its own has won a new trial in his lawsuit against Hyundai Motor America and the California dealership from which he leased the car.

Genesis lessee wins new trial against Hyundai

25 October, 2014 - 06:01
The owner of a Hyundai Genesis with a sunroof that repeatedly opened and closed on its own has won a new trial in his lawsuit against Hyundai Motor America and the California dealership from which he leased the car.

Cadillac full speed ahead in China

25 October, 2014 - 06:01
Despite slowing sales growth in China, General Motors is doubling down on the country with a bold expansion plan that could make it Cadillac's biggest market within six years.

Rivals see Buffett as just another competitor

25 October, 2014 - 06:01
Warren Buffett's entry into automotive retailing may mean more overall competition for acquisitions, but public dealership groups expect no interruptions to their growth plans.

Ford plans to overhaul Lincoln with $5 billion push, report says

24 October, 2014 - 23:13
New Ford CEO Mark Fields, with the renewed backing of Executive Chairman Bill Ford and the company's board, has committed the automaker to a multiyear, multibillion-dollar overhaul of Lincoln that includes a significant investment in a new premium...

GM wins appeal, dismissal of Spyker lawsuit upheld

24 October, 2014 - 20:48
GM persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company.

Fiat Chrysler's targets seen at risk as N.A. still pressured

24 October, 2014 - 20:07
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could find it tough to meet its 2014 profit guidance and may cut forecasts when it reports quarterly results next week as slowly recovering North America profit margins may fail to fully offset weakness in Europe and Latin...

NHTSA in line for cultural overhaul after airbag meltdown

24 October, 2014 - 20:04
The agency that botched a campaign to publicize a potentially lethal Takata airbag defect affecting 7.8 million U.S. cars is reviewing its safety culture, according to a senior Obama administration official.

Ford snubs bid to divert Mexico investment to Canada, union says

24 October, 2014 - 19:38
Ford has rejected a proposal to invest in engine plants in Windsor, Ontario, and decided to put the money in Mexico as the automaker originally planned, the head of Canada's autoworkers' union said.

Ford snubs bid to divert Mexican spending, Canada union says

24 October, 2014 - 19:38
Ford Motor Co. has rejected a proposal to invest in engine plants in Windsor, Ontario, and decided to put the money in Mexico as the automaker originally planned, the head of Canada's main auto workers' union said.

NHTSA to brief House committee on Takata airbag recalls

24 October, 2014 - 19:37
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will brief members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee next week on the agency's investigation and recalls of Takata airbags.

Asbury names former Group 1, RML exec David Hult COO

24 October, 2014 - 16:50
Former Group 1 and RML Automotive executive David Hult will become the next COO of Asbury Automotive Group Inc. as the public retailer expands a used-car store initiative and looks to grow through acquisitions.

Asbury names former Group 1, RLJ exec David Hult COO

24 October, 2014 - 16:50
Former Group 1 and RLJ McLarty Landers executive David Hult will become the next COO of Asbury Automotive Group Inc. as the public retailer expands a used-car store initiative and looks to grow through acquisitions.

Lear says Q3 profit rises 24% as global production grows

24 October, 2014 - 13:46
Lear, which supplies auto seats and electrical power systems, today reported a 24 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a rise in global vehicle production.

Delphi Q3 profit rises on higher demand in Asia, North America

24 October, 2014 - 13:39
Delphi Automotive today reported a 12.5 percent rise in quarterly profit as demand for its auto parts rose in Asia and North America.

Ford's Fields takes his lumps in Q3, looks to next year

24 October, 2014 - 13:06
Ford CEO Mark Fields today delivered the first report card on his performance since taking over for Alan Mulally. He gave every sign that he'll have more to show off next year.

Ford's Q3 pretax operating profit falls 54% to $1.18 billion

24 October, 2014 - 13:06
Ford's third-quarter pretax operating profit tumbled 54 percent from a year earlier to $1.18 billion, hurt by lower sales volume and higher warranty costs. Net income was $835 million, down 34 percent, Ford said in a statement today.

Ford's Q3 pretax operating profit falls 54% to $1.18B

24 October, 2014 - 13:06
Ford's third-quarter pretax operating profit tumbled 54 percent from a year earlier to $1.18 billion, hurt by lower sales volume and higher warranty costs. Net income was $835 million, down 34 percent, Ford said in a statement today.

Takata's airbag crisis may spur automaker shift to Autoliv, Daicel

24 October, 2014 - 11:49
The defect in Takata airbags that has led to millions of recalls and has been linked to four deaths in Honda cars opens the supplier to risk of losing business to rivals including Autoliv and Daicel.

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